Breast Surgery Likely to Cause Breastfeeding Problems

According to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), any kind of breast surgery, including breast implant surgery, makes it at least three times more likely that a woman trying to breastfeed will have an inadequate milk supply. A number of studies have revealed this concerning information.

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Vulvodynia and Genital Pain

Vulvodynia is a burning, irritation, stinging, or sharp pain that occurs in the vulva, the area outside the vagina. It’s estimated that approximately 10% of U.S. women will have it at some point in their lives. But, what exactly are the causes, symptoms, and treatments? How does it affect sexual activity, and how does one cope with it?

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Nips, Tucks, and…Designer Vaginas? Hype or Help?

Variations in the natural female form used to be accepted, even celebrated. Increasingly, however, these variations are seen not as assets, but as problems to be taken care of by plastic surgeons. Amongst many cosmetic surgeries, “genital rejuvenation” is growing in popularity. Does this procedure work, and what does the future hold for such genital plastic surgeries?

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